SIREX WOODWASP DESCRIPTION
Sirex is a genus of wasps in the family Siricidae, the horntails or wood wasps. They inject eggs with fungal endosymbionts into wood. The fungus is contained in a mycangium which nourishes it with secretions, and in turn it digests wood for the wasp larva.
The genus includes economically important pests; S. noctilio, known simply as the ‘Sirex woodwasp’ is an invasive species, having spread widely across the world from its original range.
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Structural pests are bugs that want to eat your house. There are different requirements for dealing with them, so they are dealt with separately. Our Wayfare Pest Solutions specialist will evaluate the best plan of attack upon inspection of your property and/or site. Included in this category are a variety of microscopic pests & fungus such as dry rot that can damage your home if not dealt with.
If you are living in Portland, Vancouver or any of the surrounding areas and have a Sirex woodwasp problem, give us a call toll free at 1 (844) WAYFARE or 1 (844) 929-3273 to schedule a service.
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